Microbiology Fundamentals: A Clinical Approach
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Cowan's Microbiology Fundamentals: A Clinical Approach is The Perfect Fit to align with your course. Here's why: The author team includes a practicing nurse to help students see how the content fits in their lives and relates to their future career on every page. A briefer text means all core concepts are covered, but streamlined to better fit the length of your course. A more modern, visual text and digital learning package fits with today's students and the way they learn. Users who purchase Connect Plus receive access to the full online ebook version of the textbook.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 720 pages
  • 241.3 x 271.78 x 27.94mm | 1,587.57g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • McGraw Hill Higher Education
  • London, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations, colour line drawings, colour tables, maps, figures
  • 0073402354
  • 9780073402352
  • 1,754,305

About Jennifer Bunn

Kelly Cowan just celebrated her 20th anniversary at Miami University Middletown, an open admissions campus in Ohio. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Louisville, and later worked at the University of Maryland and the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. She specializes in teaching microbiology to nonmajors, and especially to pre-nursing and allied health students. She herself fell in love with microbiology while pursuing an undergraduate degree in dental hygiene. She has made it her personal mission to hear nurses and dental hygienists she encounters in everyday situations exclaim, "I loved my microbiology class!"

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Table of contents

Chapter 1 Microbes: An Introduction Chapter 2 Tools of the Laboratory: The Methods for Studying Microorganisms Chapter 3 Prokaryotic Profiles: The Bacteria and Archaea Chapter 4 Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms Chapter 5 An Introduction to the Viruses Chapter 6 Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth Chapter 7 Microbial Metabolism Chapter 8 Microbial Genetics and Genetic Engineering Chapter 9 Physical and Chemical Control of Microbes Chapter 10 Drugs, Microbes, Host: The Elements of Chemotherapy Chapter 11 Microbe-Human Interactions: Infection and Disease Chapter 12 Host Defenses I: Overview and Nonspecific Defenses Chapter 13 Host Defenses II: Specific Immunity and Immunization Chapter 14 Disorders in Immunity Chapter 15 Diagnosing Infections Chapter 16 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Skin and Eyes Chapter 17 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Nervous System Chapter 18 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems Chapter 19 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System Chapter 20 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract Chapter 21 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Genitourinary System Chapter 22 Environmental and Applied Microbiology

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